Essay about Study American History At Ou

704 Words Sep 28th, 2015 3 Pages
Students (especially International) need to know how to study American history at OU

For most of the international students at OU, English language could be a barrier to their understanding of course materials, professors lectures (both content and style ) and their communication especially in non- scientific courses such as History. In particular, when the professors use a lots of questions that talk about many aspects happened in United States’s history in their assignment sheets comments. As result of this lack of understanding, the international students are suffering in term of how they navigate the course materials and which parts are more important than the others.Therefore, This problem seems like a communication issue between the professors at OU and students who are not from the United States. For example, one day i was sitting beside an international student and he said to me “It is so hard for us as a foreign students to understand the U.S. history” so he was recording all the lectures by a small recorder device so he can replay it agin when he get home and wright down all the lecture questions. Therefore, the text which can address or solve this kind of issues are the study guide sheets which mostly had been posted by the professors on the University learning website at the beginning of each semester to guide the students who need help such as the international students to get succeed in the course.

The study guides basically are four pages that had six…

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